Dog Sledding Excursion in the Swedish Lapland from Abisko

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Spoken languages: Swedish, English
Minimum age: From 5 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: strict More info

Activity description

Embark on an exciting dog sledding day trip in the wonderlands of Oinakka in the Swedish Lapland, starting from Abisko. Sit back, relax, and admire the captivating surroundings!

This is the perfect trip for group of friends and families who wish to make the most of their time during their stay in Abisko. An experienced musher will take you on an unforgettable journey outside of Kiruna with the help of an energetic team of huskies. 

Your adventure starts with a pick up from your hotel in Abisko or Björkliden, followed by a 2-hour scenic drive towards the husky camp near Kiruna (could be 1,5hours depending on the snow conditions) Once at the kennel, your instructors will provide you with some safety briefing before they take you out to meet your new furry friends! Then it is time to gear up and set off on an unforgettable adventure! 

Controlled by an experienced musher an amazing team of huskies will take you on a journey through the snowy landscapes of Oinakka, just outside of Kiruna, and near the world's original Icehotel. The sled accommodates up to four people, ideal for those who wish to share the experience with their loved ones! The circuit is approximately 10 - 12 kilometers long riding along the Arctic wilderness in the magical Swedish Lapland! 

Halfway through the trip, you will stop in a remote wilderness camp to rest the dogs, and relax. Your guide will light up the fire and prepare some warm beverages for you, accompanied by a delicious Fika. This is the perfect time to cuddle with the huskies and pose for some pictures while taking in the incredible scenery! Once you've recharged, it is time to hop back on the sled and continue the adventure! 

Your guide will finally lead the way to the kennel, where you will cuddle one last time the huskies, and say your final goodbye before setting off for the ride back to your hotel. What a great way to end this exciting trip! 

Book your dog sledding excursion and explore the wilderness of the Swedish Lapland on this unforgettable day trip starting from Abisko! 

Offer Description

- This activity takes place in the village of Oinakka, near Kiruna. Round trip transportation from Abisko & Björkliden is included.

- The actual time on the sled is approximately 60 minutes but can be slightly shorter or longer depending on the snow conditions.

- Each sled accommodates up to 4 people. It is possible that you may need to share the sled with other participants.

Activity requirements

*Kindly note that lunch is not included in this trip, and it is highly recommended that you bring a packed lunch with you (The trip is approximately 7-hours long) 

Special terms

* Hotel transfers are available at accommodations in Abisko and Björkliden, please indicate upon booking:

- Hotell Fjället
- Gammelgården
- STF Abisko Turiststation
- Abisko Guesthouse
- Abisko Mountain Lodge
- Abisko Hoste

-If you are staying in Abisko, please be ready for pick up at your hotel from 9:15 AM.
-If you are staying in Björkliden the pickup time is 9:00 AM.
-All guests will return to their hotels by 16:00 PM.

* Please contact your instructors shortly after your booking, to arrange the pick-up location. 

  • Pick-up/Drop-off from your hotel in Abisko or Björkliden
  • Warm overalls
  • Winter boots
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Warm drink
  • Fika
  • Lunch
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm overalls
  • Snack/Lunch
  • Drinks
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Meeting point
Pick up at your accommodation in Abisko or Björkliden or meet at STF Abisko Turiststation, 981 07, Abisko, Sweden Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
30 days
Cancellation between 10 and 30 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
10 days
Cancellation 10 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule


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Die Fahrt mit dem Hundeschlitten war einfach nur schön. Ich haette ewig weiter fahren können. Es gab auch Kaffee und Zimt Schnecken in einem Zelt. Das war sehr gemütlich.